Cordova, NE Army Plane Crashed, Sep 1944
TWO FLIERS KILLED IN AIRPLANE CRASH.
Fairmont Army Air Field, Neb. (AP) -- Two men were killed Sunday when an airplane from the Fairmont army air field crashed and burned about two miles north of Cordova, Neb., in a thickly wooded area, Col. George A. Blakey station commandant announced Monday.
Capt. MARK J. MATHERS, JR., pilot, Oklahoma City, Okla.
First Lt. VIRGINIA L. WEITZ, passenger, East Massillon, Ohio.
Injured on the ground were:
Pvt. ROBERT EVERETT.
Pvt. WILLIAM J. FACENDA.
Pvt. FRED H. FLETCHER.
Second Lt. WILLIAM R. HOWARD, JR.
Pfc. STANLEY R. JANKOWSKI.
Cpl. ROBERT M. KILGORE.
Cpl. JERRY LIEBERMAN.
Cpl. WILLIAM MAZUR.
T/Sgt. THOMAS S. SOUTHWARD.
Council Bluffs Nonpareil Iowa 1944-09-25